If you were going to attempt to break down Douglas Lake, as a bass angler or a fan, you have to first look at the threadfin shad.
Martens began to pull himself out of his season slump by leading the Douglas Lake Challenge with 23 pounds, 14 ounces, an even 2 pounds ahead of Matt Reed.
We asked a sampling of Elite Series anglers to pick three anglers who would they have on the Fantasy Fishing team.
Elite Series rookie Brandon Card knows Douglas Lake well. As a native of nearby Caryville, Tenn., he's been fishing the big Tennessee Valley Authority impoundment since he was 14 years old.
After top B.A.S.S. pros weigh-in their daily catches at the Douglas Lake Challenge, the band Bush Hawg will take the stage. The music of the Nashville-based recording artist brings together elements of country and hard rock.
Meet the man with the Purple Heart on his Bass Pro hat. Bassmaster Opens angler Chad Brekke served in the Army for the past 13 years ... a combat medic who specialized in trauma.
During the TroKar Quest on Bull Shoals Lake, Ark., a group of high school anglers participated in the inaugural B.A.S.S. High School Elite Experience designed to give future pros a taste of conducting and competing in tournaments.
Tune in for live video updates from the War Room at the 2012 Douglas Lake Challenge on Douglas Lake.
Tune in for live episodes of Hooked Up! from the 2012 Douglas Lake Challenge on Douglas Lake in Dandridge, Tenn.
Watch the pros as they weigh in on stage at the 2012 Douglas Lake Challenge from Douglas Lake in Dandridge, Tenn.